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Review II: What Pet Should I Get?

What Pet Should I Get

What Pet Should I Get? is the newest (old) Dr. Seuss tale. Apparently this story had been hiding in a closet somewhere in the Seuss home, only to be uncovered a few years ago. This is a (mostly) original Seuss book, thought to have been written around the same time as One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish,…

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Review I: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Review Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a favorite in the Rystedt home. (Ok, it’s mom’s favorite.) Paisley’s very first story time occurred at the ripe age of three weeks old and was, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We have read it many times since and Paisley would like to share her take on this…

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Introduction to the Littlest Book Reviewer

In my past life (aka before I became a parent), I was a book reviewer. I partnered with various publishers and authors and was given loads of free books in exchange for honest reviews. (I really love free books.) And while I don’t have time to sit down with grown up books anymore – or…

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Father’s Day Sensory Paintings

Sensory Painting

Father’s Day this year was an exciting time for our family. It was Joshua’ and Paisley’s first official Father’s Day, as well as my dad’s first Father’s Day as a grandfather. To celebrate, we enjoyed a lovely cookout and fellowship time with one another, and of course, there were presents. Having a new baby automatically…